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CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
-backed extreme rifts. >> so are you afraid they'll come here to your city? >> of course, we're afraid, the governor told me, if the countries who support al qaeda and the jihadees don't stop, the conflict will come here. so far local authorities have kept it at baby supporting violent crackdowns on the slightest sign of anti-regime protests. the strategy worked because government critics in this community were always a vocal but small minority. it's made sway da an island of calm and a refuge. about 10,000 of the almost half a million people displaced inside syria have been offered shelter by the local government. they're housed in a former summer camp about two miles from the center of town. we escaped here, says this grandfather, to keep our children safe. >> we want peace. >> reporter: this young man speaks for everyone when he says all we want is peace. they've got it for the moment. but with the battle now under way all around the town, this small enclave of stability looks very vulnerable. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, sway da. >>> back in this country he says idaho center michael
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
and disrupt travel at salt lake city's airport on christmas eve, before piling more snow onto the midwest today into tomorrow. >> merry christmas. happy holidays. >> reporter: despite the forecast, one traveler used to polar weather expects to deliver with a little help from his friends. >> i'm going to do everything i can. when rudolph gets that nose on we're going where we've got to go any time we've got to get there. >> reporter: some travelers definitely will see some snow. in oklahoma and arkansas, they're expected to get as much as six inches of snow. it's even possible that here in the dallas area they could get a rare event, a white christmas, possibly an inch or two. >> anna werner thanks. and meteorologist jeff from our cbs station with the forecast. it looks like this thing is moving across the country. where are the trouble spots? >>> it looks like a lot of the country is going to be affected especially the eastern half. during the day today, it's fairly quiet although we do have a weak system moving through the southeast. may be minor flight delays there. tha
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
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CBS
Dec 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
for the napa river and for the city of napa on the napa river. the flood levels will crest and recede by midnight. a flash flood warning for pescadaro creek and the town. here is why. the doplar is showing a line of showers and thundershowers moving through the central bay area right now. even if if it lightens up in the north bay. that is why they issued flash flood warnings until 7:00. the rain totals more than 2 inches in santa rosa. you see the bulk of the showers are moving south and east of the bay area. plenty focused around the drainage off towards the pacific that is why the creek is torn. heavy rain is moving to the south and we will have the entire forecast dried up in san francisco and over in oakland. the storm is causing problems all over the bay area. >> reporter: brian, you know, it is the sunday before the christmas holiday. that mean ace lot of people are out this doing last-minute shopping and going to holiday parties. but, the weather has not made it easy for drivers out this on the road. they are looking at the conditions from earlier. the standing water is hurti
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
. in sanoma county. it took down trees, too. one block. the city crews were on the scene quickly to cleanup the mess and get the road open. >> and driving was treacherous at the height of the storm. many accidents, spin outs, an overturned car. that is on 101 near airport boulevard where the water was deep and it caught drivers off guard. no word on injuries here, either. >> the great highway in san francisco is closed again between lincoln and sloth. the ocean tides, heavy rain and shifting sand. all conspiring to close the southbound lanes. one northbound lane closed as well. much of the day had people along the river watching the river rise. cbs 5 is on the preparations that are all too familiar to the locals. >> from swollen creeks to flooded lots. the couldn't sedealing with the repper cautions of the latest -- -- issues. >> they own this park and they maintain it. >> we tried sandbagging in the past. it is fruitless. >> willow creek topped its banks this morning. >> we have to come in and shovel it out and replant the grass and cleanup the bathrooms, a huge job. >> reporter: a few m
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> hundreds of gun control advocates protested yesterday in new york and other cities. >>> some in congress on sunday on reaching a deal for the white house to avoid reaching the fiscal cliff. the president and congress on christmas vacation. it will be thursday before talks resume to try and prevent the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts from taking effect january the 1st. andrew spencer with the very latest from washington. >> reporter: some republican lawmakers say president wants the country to fall over the cliff. >> we were going over the cliff before. that's what the president wants. >> john boehner failed to get vets in on thursday. that would have raised taxes on people earning more than a million dollars a year. on friday speaker painer and the president left with no deal, each making a parting pitch. >> i asked leaders of congress to work toward a package that prevents a tax hike on middle- class americans, protects insurance for 2 million americans and laze the groundwork for further work on both growth and deficit reduction. >> the president's -- it would hurt jobs. >> repo
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
near the city of homa has reportedly killed dozens. peateur video appears to show the aftermath of the attack which struck a bakery where people were lining up for their first bread in days. in damascus, meanwhile, u.n. peace envoy brahimi arrived today for more talks with president assad. in his attempt to remain in power, assad has cultivated the support of minority groups athin his ethically divided country. elizabeth palmer saw that policy at work during a recent visit to the southern town of swada. >> reporter: conflict has engulfed syria over the past months from one end of the country to the other. but so far it barely touched this town in southern syria near the border with jordan. the people who live here are a religious group that has allied itself with president assad. good afternoon. when we arrived it in town to meet the governor, syrian state media was waiting for us. the regime is anxious to showcase this community full of official supporters willing to reinforce the party line, that the violence in syria is not a civil war but a terrorist campaign by foreign-back
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:30pm PST
gusting to 60 miles an hour. winds knocking down trees down one block. city crews were on the scene to get the road open as soon as they could. driving was treacherous at the height of the storm. many accident, spin outs and in this case an overturned car on highway 101 near airport boulevard where the water was deep and caught drivers off guard. no word on injuries in that accident, either. >>> the great highway in san francisco closed again between lincoln and slote. heavy rain and sifting sands conspired to chose all of the southbound lanes. one northbound lane is closed as well. >>> in short it has been rough getting around the bay area today. flooding and falling trees making it stk-rpblgs for drivers. cbs 5 reporter is in san francisco with the evidence, elisa? >> hi, brian. a lot of people were on the roads today trying to get done last minute christmas shopping heading off to holiday parties. it was not fun if you had to be out there. this is what people had to drive through. very treacherous conditions. soggy and messy roads and highways. large puddles, heavy rain and slow-moving
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am PST
spots, 53 in nap pa valley. 50s showing up toward the coastline. and 54 degrees in daily city. the next couple of days, the rain makes a return, maybe leftover showers on wednesday, and possibly a leftover shower on thursday. then dry weather come friday, but staying unsettled and pebbly wet again on saturday. >>> outside it is super quiet on the bay bridge. not expecting much of a commute on christmas eve. for the most part, the roads are drying out. a few problems from yesterday's flooding, highway 1 still shut down out in conoa county. for the next 15 minutes or so caltrans said highway 121 is going to be shut down between 116 and 37. both directions closed. flooding is the problem. a few rain drops on the lens across the bridge. traffic is slowing nicely there. wells 880 and 237. a quick look at the south bay. 280 moving at the limit. and out in the east bay, a quiet commute past the climb, up ward toward downtown. no service today, and muni and some ferries are on a holiday schedule. >>> a deadline looming to reach a settlement regarding the deadly pipeline explosion in san brew kn
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
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